Would you like to meet other aspiring student affairs professionals from across the country? Does participating in a leadership institute aimed at developing your leadership skills, enhancing your cultural awareness, and preparing you for a career in student affairs sound enticing? If so, you are encouraged to apply to be a part of the Dungy Leadership Institute (DLI). DLI is held annually on various college campuses and offers 40 NUFP Fellows the unique opportunity to network with their peers and current student affairs administrators serving as institute faculty. DLI provides an in-depth leadership development experience and prepares Fellows for graduate work in student affairs and higher education. DLI is an application-based experience. All Fellows will have to apply and be accepted to attend the institute. We hope you are ready for a transformative experience! Applications will be available early 2022.
Host Institution Applications Now Open:
The Host Institution for the Dungy Leadership Institute plays a pivotal role in the success of the program and the overall experience for the student participants. The board is actively looking for campuses to support DLI in this way for the upcoming 2022 conference or future years.
Host Institution Requirements
For a more robust overview of requirements and responsibilities, please see the DLI Information sheet at the end of the application.In short, in order to host the NUFP Dungy Leadership Institute, your institution must commit to providing the following services, including expenses related to each:
A dedicated onsite coordinator and staff support to execute the institute
Meeting space, audio/visual needs, and internet access
On-campus housing for approximately 45 participants (Fellows, DLI faculty, and staff) for the duration of the event
Meals for all participants, excluding dinners on the town
Coordination of institute logistics (i.e., room reservation, directions, signs)
Coordination of onsite registration (i.e., check-in, name tags, notebooks)
Ground transportation to and from the local airport and local events
Use of computer, copier, printer, fax, and office supplies during the institute
Priority Deadline December 10, 2021
Final Deadline January 17, 2022